Research

As a part of an academic institution, the Gastroenterologists in the Department of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University participate in a number of research projects at many levels.

Center Overview

If you're interested in participating in a clinical trial, contact:

Name: Esther DiCosta
Phone: 315 464-5836

The Clinical Research Unit (CRU) of SUNY Upstate Medical University is located in the Institute for Human Performance. It is dedicated to improving the human condition through a variety of research methods including Phase I-IV clinical trials, device studies, and investigator-initiated studies.

The interdisciplinary research teams provide patient care to promote patient, investigator, and sponsor satisfaction.

Gastroenterology Research Faculty

Dr. Holtzapple Philip G. Holtzapple, MD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology Division and University Gastroenterology at the Philip G. Holtzapple Endoscopy Center is involved in clinical trials with patients who have Irritable Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Dr. Szyjkowski Ronald D. Szyjkowski, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology Division (Chief), is conducting a clinical trial for patients with pancreatitis undergoing ERCP and is participating in the HALO Patient Registry for Ablation of Barrett's Esophagus.